A RUSH OF TOURING

The Americans just can't get enough of Chris Martin and co...

COLDPLAY have extended their 2003 US tour.

As previously reported, Coldplay head to the US for two radio station Christmas party dates at Boston Orpheum Theatre on December 12 and Washington DC MCI Center on December 13, where they join [/a], Zwan, [a] and New Found Glory. The same line-up also plays at Philadelphia Y100 FEASTival.

They then return in the New Year for dates, which start at the Orlando Hard Rock Live (January 21). The tour was scheduled to end in early February. Now, the dates run into March, with the full tour calling at:

Orlando Hard Rock Live (January 21)

Coral Gables University Of Miami (22)

Birmingham BJCC Concert Hall (24)

Charlotte Grady Cole Center (25)

New Orleans Saenger Theatre (27)

Houston Verizon Wireless Theater (28)

Austin Frank Erwin Center (29)

Oklahoma City Music Hall (February 1)

St. Louis Savvis Center (3)

Kansas City Memorial Hall (4)

Denver Fillmore Auditorium (6)

Salt Lake City SaltAir Pavilion (7)

Phoenix Dodge Theatre (9)

Ottawa Corel (24)

Montreal T.B.A. (25)

Hartford Oakdale (27)

Camden Tweeter Center (28)

Pittsburgh Palumbo Theatre (March 2)

Detroit Fox (3)

Indianapolis Murat Theatre (4)

Atlanta T.B.A. (6)

Nashville Ryman Auditorium (7)

Columbus The Pavillion (9)

Louisville Palace Theatre (10)

Milwaukee Eagles Ballroom (12)

Minneapolis Target Center (13)

After a return to the UK in April, plans are also currently being made for a May/June second leg of North American dates.